Board of Directors

Bartley Bull

Bartley joined Inscape in 1986 in the role of vice president of finance. From 1986 to 2005 he progressed through the organization holding senior positions in finance, sales and operations before being appointed CFO. He left the organization in 2005. He graduated with a bachelor of commerce from Queen’s University and is a chartered accountant.

Bartley has been a member of the board of directors since 1989 and is currently its chairman. He is also a member of the Audit Committee, Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, and chairman of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee.

Eric Ehgoetz

Eric is a founding partner of Spectrum Capital Partners, a Canadian private investment firm that invests debt or equity in mid-market businesses across a range of industries. Until April 2012, Eric was a managing director at BMO Capital Partners, a leading provider of junior capital investments, including subordinated debt and minority equity, to established mid-market companies across Canada.

Eric joined the Inscape board of directors in June of 2016. He is also a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee, Corporate Governance and Compensation Committee, and chairman of the Audit Committee.

Frank Delfino

Frank was appointed to the board of directors in October 2015. With expertise in contract furniture design/development, marketing and manufacturing and a thorough understanding of the design community, Frank brings a valuable perspective to his role. Frank was President, World Markets at Teknion before he retired after 15 years with the company. Over his long career, Frank has been very active in the design community, including his role as chairman of the board at the Design Exchange, Canada’s design center and museum with a mission to promote the value of Canadian design and its importance as an economic driver for Canada. He is president at Mojo Incorporated, a consultancy firm focusing on growth strategies. He studied at Ryerson University and the Ivey Business School at Western University.

He is also a member of Inscape’s Human Resources and Compensation Committee.

Dr. Dezsö J. Horváth

Following an early career in engineering with Asea (now ABB) Dezsö has held a number of academic positions at Swedish and Canadian universities. Professor of strategic management since 1977 and, Dean since 1988 at the Schulich School of Business of York University, he has published books and articles on strategic management and international business. He is also a director of a number of corporations and educational institutions.

Dezsö joined the Inscape board of directors in 2002 and he is currently a member of the Audit Committee, as well as chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee.

Brian Mirsky

Brian joined the board of directors in April 2008 and became the CEO of Inscape in December 2016. Brian focuses on sustaining the significantly improved performance of the core business through enhancing distribution, accelerating product initiatives that differentiate Inscape, and process improvement. Brian is also responsible for ensuring that both business units leverage each other’s capabilities to meet overall corporate objectives. With decades of experience in leadership, sales and marketing, including four years as President, Campbell Soup Company in Europe, Brian brings valuable experience and perspective to his role.

Tania Bortolotto

Tania is the founder and president of the Toronto-based design firm, Bortolotto Design. Tania is an architect and interior designer and a fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. She was an inaugural member of Waterfront Toronto’s design review panel. Tania believes that architecture has an enormous impact on society’s quality of life and her passion for design is grounded in its ability to enhance happiness, health and productivity. Tania is a WELL AP and WELL Faculty. Under Tania’s leadership, Bortolotto has steadily grown and has been recognized nationally and internationally, receiving numerous design distinctions and awards. The firm was recently named by Blog TO as one of the “Top 15 architects in Toronto”. A design advocate, Tania lends her time to numerous design and academic committees, panels, juries and speaking engagements

Tania became a member of the Inscape board of directors in March 2018. She is also a member of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee.

David LaSalle

David is the most recent addition to the Inscape board of directors joining in September 2018. David represents Pacific View Asset Management (UK) LLP which is a significant shareholder in Inscape.

His career in finance began in 1998 as a Credit Analyst for Wedbush Morgan Securities, developing and implementing margin solutions for the firm’s brokerage accounts. From 1999 – 2001, he worked as a trader for B. Riley and Co., a boutique research firm, moving on to spend three years with New York-based hedge fund MicroCapital, L.P., as the vice president of research. David currently serves as the co-Portfolio Manager and co-Head of Pacific View’s Microcap team.